Anthony Bourdain (1956–2018)


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Anthony Bourdain was born in New York City, to Gladys (Sacksman), an NYT staff editor, and Pierre Bourdain, a Columbia Records executive. He attended The Englewood School for Boys in New Jersey and Vassar College (for two years), and was a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America. He began his career in the food industry as a dishwasher, ... See full bio »

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Won 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013-2018 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 96 episodes)
- Lower East Side (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Under the Tarp (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Far West Texas (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Tony's Impact (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Indonesia (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Christiane Amanpour Sex & Love Around the World (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Shanghai (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Accra (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Berlin (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Beirut (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Tokyo (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Anthony Bourdain Presents: RAD Stories (TV Short documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012-2015 The Mind of a Chef (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 36 episodes)
- Bites (2015) ... (executive producer)
- New Orleans (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Restrictions (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Balance (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Strawberry (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Bone in the Throat (executive producer)
 2013-2015 The Taste (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- The Finale (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Semi-Final: Bring the Heat (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Latin (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Happy New Year (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Happy Holidays (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The Getaway (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Yasiin Bey in Morocco (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2013 The Layover (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Dublin (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sao Paulo (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Paris (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Los Angeles (2012) ... (executive producer)
- London (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (TV Series) (executive producer - 35 episodes)
- Brooklyn (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Dominican Republic (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Off the Charts (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rio (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Seven Deadly Sins (2012) ... (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Book: "Kitchen Confidential", 2000. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 26 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Chef Anthony Bourdain | Tony Bourdain

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

Those days are best left in the past. Sometimes I think about the excitement, the energy, the stress that working a kitchen involved, and I remember how young, naive, confident I was back then. The kitchen is at its best when new, cocky, limber, innovative chefs are in control. See more »

Trivia:

As a guest on BBC TV's Breakfast (2000) (9/2/10), he surprised hosts Bill Turnbull and Susanna Reid when he disclosed that his all-time favorite restaurant was the British "St. John" run by friend and chef Fergus Henderson in London's Smithfield district. See more »

Trademark:

Liberal use of swear words and sexual innuendo when describing food

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Cancer

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